Former Fort Partner Ieva Judinska-Bandeniece and Associated Partners Ramona Miglane and Uldis Judinskis have joined forces to open Drill – a new law firm in Riga focusing on Fintech, IP, and M&A.
Four other Fort lawyers left with them, bringing the total number of fee earners at Drill to seven.
Drill describes itself as a “small and efficient team in which partners participate in daily work. We also offer legal advice in areas related to business, such as Banking and Finance, Real Estate, Commercial Law, Data Protection, etc.”
Ramona Miglane has a Magister’s degree from Latvijas Universitate and an LL.M. from the Riga Graduate School of Law. Prior to setting up Drill, she spent two years with Blukis & Partneri, over three years with Swedbank, six and a half years with Krodere & Judinska, and almost seven years with Fort.
Ieva Judinska-Bandeniece holds an LL.B. and an LL.M. from Latvijas Universitate. Prior to opening Drill, she spent two years with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia, ten years with Loze, Grunte & Cers, seven and a half years with Krodere & Judinska, and almost seven years with Fort.
Uldis Judinskis has an LL.M. from Latvijas Universitate. Prior to Drill, he spent two years at Merks, seven years with Krodere & Judinska, and almost seven years with Fort.